Spend the Day in Ancient Greece

Spend the Day in Ancient Greece

Projects and Activities That Bring the Past to Life

Book - 1998
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Chariot racing, peplos weaving, cooking, and helmet making!

Anything can happen when you spend the day in ancient Greece!

It is over two thousand years ago in Athens, Greece, and you areinvited to join a typical family as they celebrate the birthday ofthe goddess Athena. Take a trip with twelve-year-old Alexander tosee the athletes competing in the pentathlon. Work along withten-year-old Helen as she weaves a gift for Athena. Meet theirfather, Philip, as he tends to sick patients, and their mother,Penelope, as she prepares for the special evening feast.

Celebrate the history of ancient Greece with more than a dozenexciting activities! Write a letter using the Greek alphabet. Makea snake bracelet as a gift for a friend. Create masks to wear inyour own play. Build a chariot that you can race on the sidewalksof your town! And at the end of your day, bring your own familytogether with Alexander, Helen, Philip, and Penelope to enjoy afeast under the stars!
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : John Wiley & Sons, c1998
ISBN: 9780471154549
Branch Call Number: J 938.5 Hon 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 113 p. :,ill., map. --
Additional Contributors: Kosmer, Ellen Virginia
Alternative Title: Ancient Greece


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